Severe hypertriglyceridemia-induced pancreatitis during pregnancy.

  title={Severe hypertriglyceridemia-induced pancreatitis during pregnancy.},
  author={Alptekin G{\"u}rsoy and Mustafa Kulaksizoglu and Mustafa Şahin and Derun Taner Ertuğrul and Feyza Ozer and Neslihan Bascil Tutuncu and Nilgun Guvener Demirag},
  journal={Journal of the National Medical Association},
  volume={98 4},
Chylomicronemia syndrome is a rare disorder characterized by the presence of chylomicrons in the fasting state. An acute and potentially life-threatening complication of chyiomicronemia syndrome is severe acute pancreatitis. We report a case of a 24-year-old primigravida with severe hypertriglyceridemia-induced pancreatitis. We reviewed the clinical course and treatment of hypertriglyceridemia-induced pancreatitis. She was admitted in the 37th week of gestation with severe abdominal pain, which… CONTINUE READING